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For the first time since 2012, the New York Red Bulls are leaving Montréal with three points.

Against a team that was on an eight-match unbeaten run, and without key pieces to their starting lineup like John Tolkin, Kyle Duncan, and Aaron Long, The Red Bulls held strong for a 1-0 victory at Stade Saputo.

CF Montréal hadn't dropped a point against New York since 2015, but did so due to a Lewis Morgan goal in the 43rd minute.

Cristian Cásseres Jr. played a perfect through ball to Lewis Morgan, who chipped the Montréal keeper to give New York a lead that it would not relinquish.

It was Lewis Morgan's 16th goal across all competitions this season, and his second in as many matches.

The assist was Cásseres' fifth in his last four matches.

Forward Elias Manoel made his first appearance for New York, playing 55 minutes and putting two shots on target.

The Red Bulls now sit in third place in the Eastern Conference, and will now take on the conference leader, the Philadelphia Union, at Red Bull Arena on Saturday.